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Bitter Gourd Masala Curry Recipe

Bitter Gourd Masala Curry is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 19 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 1/2 kg - Bitter gourd
  • 2-3 - Tomatoes
  • 1- big Onion
  • 1/4 cup - sour curds
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala powder
  • 1 tsp - chilli Powder
  • Ginger - 1 inch piece
  • 1/4 cup - coconut, grated
  • 2 tsp - Sugar
  • 2 tsp - oil
  • Salt as required.
  • How to Make Bitter Gourd Masala Curry:

    1. Cut onion, mince ginger, chop tomatoes and keep aside.
    2. Cut bitter gourd into small pieces, apply salt to the pieces and keep for half an hour.
    3. Grind the coconut separately.
    4. Heat oil in a pan, temper mustard seeds and broken red chillies then add onions and fry till transparent.
    5. Add ginger and chopped tomatoes, continue to fry till the skin of tomato comes out.
    6. Drain water if any in the bitter gourd and fry constantly stirring for a few minutes.
    7. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder and beaten curd. When changes its colour add sugar, salt and enough water to cover the pieces.
    8. Close with a lid reduce flame and cook till the gourd becomes soft.
    9. When the gravy is thick add ground mixture of coconut, boil for one minute, remove from fire.
    10. Garnish with curry leaves and serve hot.


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